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Using incentives for change

The Learning Lunch podcast explores ideas, approaches and social innovations – creating opportunity for non-profit organisations’ teams to discover what others are learning and space to reflect on what these insights might mean for their own strategy and programme implementation. Download takeaway instructions   Social and economic incentives are powerful tools to motivate and influence […]

Caring about the care economy

The Learning Lunch podcast explores ideas, approaches and social innovations – creating opportunity for non-profit organisations’ teams to discover what others are learning and space to reflect on what these insights might mean for their own strategy and programme implementation. Download takeaway instructions   In recent years, non-profit organisations (NPOs) have grappled with dwindling donor […]

Trust based funding for NGOs

The Learning Lunch podcast explores ideas, approaches and social innovations – creating opportunity for non-profit organisations’ teams to discover what others are learning and space to reflect on what these insights might mean for their own strategy and programme implementation. Download takeaway instructions Community-based organisations (CBOs) are non-profits operating at the local level, albeit with […]

When projects don’t go according to plan

The Learning Lunch podcast explores ideas, approaches and social innovations – creating opportunity for non-profit organisations’ teams to discover what others are learning and space to reflect on what these insights might mean for their own strategy and programme implementation. Download takeaway instructions Civil society organisations are a catalyst for innovation and positive social change […]

Putting children first

The Learning Lunch podcast explores ideas, approaches and social innovations – creating opportunity for non-profit organisations’ teams to discover what others are learning and space to reflect on what these insights might mean for their own strategy and programme implementation. Download takeaway instructions Imagine a world where every child is loved, nourished, and protected—where they […]

Nourishing the nation: A comparative look at food security in party manifestos

An estimated 30 children are dying each day from malnutrition-related causes. This is happening in a country that produces more than enough food for everyone and where the right to sufficient food is enshrined in our Constitution. To improve access to basic nutritious foods, DGMT and Grow Great have proposed a double-discounted list of 10 […]

Change Ideas: Public policies to change our world

DGMT’s new initiative, Change Ideas, through policy briefs, advocacy and engagements with decision-makers and the public, aims to address issues facing South Africa, delve into their root causes, leverage proven research (both locally and internationally) and propose practical solutions that are readily scalable. Change Ideas brings together DGMT’s 10 opportunities for change and draws on […]

DGMT allowed to present evidence in a high court case about liquor trading hours

The DG Murray Trust (DGMT) has been admitted as amicus curiae (friend of the court) in a high court case that could set the tone for how provincial governments prevent alcohol-related harms. The Limpopo Liquor Board and the provincial Department of Economic Development, Environment and Tourism have been taken to task by the Sekhukhune Liquor […]

Zero-rating of mobile data. The time to act is NOW!

Zero-rate the content of public benefit organisations Mobile network operators must fulfil their legal obligations to zero-rate. Don’t let them leave South Africans on read. Zero-rating can help address inequality. South Africa, like many other nations, is grappling with how to bridge the digital divide, where unequal access to mobile internet and smartphones has significant […]